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AWrighty
AWrighty
17 July 2016

Granny flat build

Granny flat build
QLD

Just to clarify the kit does not come with poles but the plans show me how many and where they should be placed. I'm hoping the engineer will be able to tell me if the…

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AWrighty
Jul 17, 2016 10:52 am
Lorri
Lorri
17 July 2016

Blue Mountains Home My First Build

Blue Mountains Home My First Build
NSW

Hi Deb, do you know what your BAL rating is yet? Our block has got a 29 bal. How steep is your land? Have you got any photos? Cheers Lorri

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Lorri
Jul 17, 2016 9:18 am
Lorri
san-marino16
san-marino16
17 July 2016

who else is building in Oran Park with MJH ?

who else is building in Oran Park with MJH ?
NSW

Hi everyone, :D I am fairly new to this forum, been browsing this forum for ideas.I found it extremely helpful for our colour selections and other stuff. our land is…

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san-marino16
Jul 17, 2016 1:22 am
qldben
qldben
15 July 2016

Metricon Home Solution/Clarendon Complete??

Metricon Home Solution/Clarendon Complete??
QLD

I'm in the same predicament now. I am considering the Toledo 29 with Clarendon Complete, as well as the Mason 28 from Metricon Freedom Collection. Both are more or less…

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qldben
Jul 15, 2016 12:59 pm
qldben
Wellard2ndTimers
Wellard2ndTimers
15 July 2016

Our build in Calleya, WA

Our build in Calleya, WA
WA

Hi DVP, Welcome aboard! I love one of the easy start plans (on display in Baldivis Parks, can't remember the name) I want to build it as an investment. They make some…

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Wellard2ndTimers
Jul 15, 2016 10:55 am
bashworth
bashworth
15 July 2016

electrical quotes with perry homes.

electrical quotes with perry homes.
VIC

If I was a building company I would not want anyone on my site who I didn't have a contract with, and hadn't filled in the paperwork to show that they were competent. One…

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bashworth
Jul 15, 2016 6:17 am
bashworth
dellam
dellam
14 July 2016

Building with national homes Western Australia

Building with national homes Western Australia
WA

My House is still in construction The tiler took 12 weeks . Yes 12 weeks to tile the wet areas ( bathrooms , toilets , laundry ) It's a running joke amongst our family…

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dellam
Jul 14, 2016 11:24 pm
AussieMark
AussieMark
14 July 2016

Gas point outlets - did you bother?

Gas point outlets - did you bother?
WA

I have all the connections. What was nice was the builder put a gas point in for the cooker hob even though I am using induction. They said they do it regardless incase…

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AussieMark
Jul 14, 2016 6:19 pm
Bopstar3
Bopstar3
14 July 2016

My plan... would you change anything?

My plan... would you change anything?
NSW
1, 2

Definitely a slider door then maybe on ensuite if toilet is open :-)

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Bopstar3
Jul 14, 2016 5:11 pm
Robina
Robina
14 July 2016

HGWA Floor Tiling

HGWA Floor Tiling
WA

Sorry don't know to work out the square metres. But it was for living room dining room kitchen scullery and passage to kids bedrooms and front hallway and passage to…

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Robina
Jul 14, 2016 3:48 pm
Robina
jin12345
jin12345
14 July 2016

Hacrest Estate Council Approval for land size less than300m2

Hacrest Estate Council Approval for land size less than300m2
VIC

Hi, I am building at Harcrest estate by Mirvac in Wantirna South and one of the developer guideline is that the approved plan need to be endorsed by the Knox City…

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jin12345
Jul 14, 2016 10:54 am
TraceyWayne
TraceyWayne
13 July 2016

Custom Build NSW, tiles starting this week

Custom Build NSW, tiles starting this week
NT
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Hi ninnygray, yes in Murwillumbah and builder was awesome. It's a tricky business picking a builder and would definitely recommend them. Name is Paron & Philips, they have…

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TraceyWayne
Jul 13, 2016 6:45 pm
TraceyWayne
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
13 July 2016

advice needed

advice needed
NSW

You need to... 1. Use a descriptive thread title to get attention and also possibly help others who later do a forum search for information about their own problem. 2.…

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SaveH2O
Jul 13, 2016 4:09 pm
SaveH2O
Jayeli
Jayeli
13 July 2016

Building with masterton

Building with masterton
NSW

I would like to know if anyone has been allowed to bring in someone other than masterton own contractors to do floor heating in the bathrooms as I have been quoted a…

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Jayeli
Jul 13, 2016 3:45 pm
imrasm
imrasm
13 July 2016

Building Narrow home

Building Narrow home
QLD

Where is the land ? If you are in Syd .. Check with new living homes and all worth homes

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imrasm
Jul 13, 2016 6:48 am
ljrt
ljrt
13 July 2016

Formal regulations re privacy

Formal regulations re privacy
QLD

Just had a look at your link - I would agree that it appears to only affect windows within 1.5m of a boundary

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ljrt
Jul 13, 2016 6:45 am
AussieMark
AussieMark
13 July 2016

Perth Two Storey

Perth Two Storey
WA

@Suzi Q, PM Sent

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AussieMark
Jul 13, 2016 3:24 am
Samboss260
Samboss260
12 July 2016

Looking for builder for sloping block - Brisbane

Looking for builder for sloping block - Brisbane
QLD

The reno plans have gone out the window due to cost and inability to find a builder. So now we are considering knock down and build. Can anyone recoomend any builders to…

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Samboss260
Jul 12, 2016 11:34 pm
vonsta76
vonsta76
12 July 2016

valuation done today

valuation done today
NSW

hi nabin Congratulations on your purchase. You only need a private building inspector once construction on your home starts. Avoca 25 in Gainsborough Greens Gold…

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vonsta76
Jul 12, 2016 8:55 pm
vonsta76
steve.li.xin
steve.li.xin
12 July 2016

Looking for someone is building house in Doreen, CooperPlace

Looking for someone is building house in Doreen, CooperPlace
VIC

I signed the land contract in Doreen, project name: CooperPlace, in December, 2016. And I have been told twice time for the delay, and the manager told me the title might…

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steve.li.xin
Jul 12, 2016 4:19 pm

Oh you look beautiful! I havent been on here in the longest time either, but both you and your house look amaze! Oh and huzzah for career break! You go you good thing!

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jcbissor
Jul 12, 2016 2:08 pm
jcbissor
Lorri
Lorri
12 July 2016

Builder said we can't have slab.......Updated plans

Builder said we can't have slab.......Updated plans
TAS

I don't mind them battered if they are safe left like that, surely the builder would say if they are safe? Would they have to warn you if not? Don't want the slope…

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Lorri
Jul 12, 2016 8:55 am
Lorri
hrvat_ica
hrvat_ica
11 July 2016

SEA CHANGE: HGWA: THE BORDEAUX, WA

SEA CHANGE: HGWA: THE BORDEAUX, WA
WA

Hi we are building in Denmark and made the change in January from south Coogee best decision ever, be positive and enjoy every minute of it

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hrvat_ica
Jul 11, 2016 11:07 pm
hrvat_ica
Fbren
Fbren
11 July 2016

House Presto

House Presto
VIC

Hi All, Has anyone used the company House Presto in Melbourne for a custom build? Any thoughts, feedback or advice? TIA

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Fbren
Jul 11, 2016 4:07 pm
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jasminelee_86
Jul 11, 2016 5:06 am
jasminelee_86
jasmineandjason
jasmineandjason
11 July 2016

HGWA First Home Build - Ocean Road Estate

HGWA First Home Build - Ocean Road Estate
WA
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Aw thanks for looking Nat, and would be great if you find it x

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jasmineandjason
Jul 11, 2016 1:29 am
jasmineandjason
Sarahcat26
Sarahcat26
10 July 2016

Anyone building in Bloomdale, Diggers Rest Vic

Anyone building in Bloomdale, Diggers Rest Vic
VIC
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Hey guys, It's been a while since any activity has happened on this thread but feel free to join in on the bloomdale Facebook community page

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Sarahcat26
Jul 10, 2016 10:50 pm
nigel01
nigel01
10 July 2016

Austral Pepper with what Colourbond colour

Austral Pepper with what Colourbond colour
NSW

We have pepper bricks with monument gutters. Should be a link below to my thread. Ellison by Ausbuild - Brisbane viewtopic.php?t=81468

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nigel01
Jul 10, 2016 9:13 pm
CustomStirling
CustomStirling
10 July 2016

Homestead homes South Australia

Homestead homes South Australia
SA
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Woohoo! I hope everything goes really well and you're in very soon. Building a custom Sterling home in Adelaide.

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CustomStirling
Jul 10, 2016 3:15 pm
CustomStirling
Rache
Rache
10 July 2016

Our Ben Trager Build - New photos!

Our Ben Trager Build - New photos!
WA
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Just beautiful archetto. You really have done a fantastic job with all your finishing touches.

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Rache
Jul 10, 2016 1:58 am
Rache
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
9 July 2016

Help with roof design.

Help with roof design.
QLD

Updates of our design. Just getting final quotes. Does $1200 a square metre sound alright for moderately high finishes?

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Craigasaurus
Jul 09, 2016 11:08 pm
kel_taylor10
kel_taylor10
9 July 2016

Brick brand & name help!

Brick brand & name help!
NSW

Thanks a ton everyone. Gives me lots of choice to look at. Hopefully they won't be too expensive. ?

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kel_taylor10
Jul 09, 2016 1:09 pm
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Matt1
Jul 08, 2016 11:29 pm
Matt1
[bex]
[bex]
8 July 2016

KDR Demolition

KDR Demolition
NSW

Hey red15, you're just around the corner - we're in Baulko! Interesting read!

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[bex]
Jul 08, 2016 10:44 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
8 July 2016

Basement Leaks through hair line cracks

Basement Leaks through hair line cracks
ACT

Hi Patcait What's above the ceiling photos would help

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 08, 2016 10:08 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
8 July 2016

Steel vs Concrete

Steel vs Concrete
ACT

Hi Jonathan It depends do you have designs or sketches..images would help?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jul 08, 2016 9:30 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
khubvalo123
khubvalo123
8 July 2016

Dean Homes

Dean Homes
VIC

Hi bessie, Can you please elaborate what is wrong with this builder? We are considering them to build our double story house in Doreen. //Cheers

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khubvalo123
Jul 08, 2016 11:57 am
khubvalo123
khubvalo123
8 July 2016

Help!!! Trying to find a builder

Help!!! Trying to find a builder
VIC

Hi Jess 40 and mr & mrs smith, How did you go with Deam homes? Do you recommend them to anyone who wants to build a double story house? Did you face any issue in your…

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khubvalo123
Jul 08, 2016 11:04 am
Robina
Robina
7 July 2016

Building the Lennox with Celebration Homes

Building the Lennox with Celebration Homes
WA
1, 2

Thanks Robina - we changed the cabinets last min as the sone colour would've been too much with the flooring. $450 variation fee We have pre handover on 14th…

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Robina
Jul 07, 2016 11:15 pm
Robina
bashworth
bashworth
7 July 2016

Do I need extra nogging?

Do I need extra nogging?
VIC

I have hung heavier things than paintings without any problem.

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bashworth
Jul 07, 2016 6:07 pm
bashworth
robbie55
robbie55
7 July 2016

$167 per downlight!?

$167 per downlight!?
1, 2

We got most our electrical done through the builder and I think we paid around $120 per downlight. The things we didn't get done were fans and some pendant lights because…

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robbie55
Jul 07, 2016 5:09 pm
robbie55
rtforresters
rtforresters
7 July 2016

Dennis Family Homes - Princeton 25

Dennis Family Homes - Princeton 25
VIC
1, 2, 3

Thanks for the info. Hopefully we have a good SS and will allow additional things that we had forgotten. Enjoy your beautiful new home.

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rtforresters
Jul 07, 2016 5:07 pm
rtforresters
Jacky10
Jacky10
7 July 2016

2D drawing plans to 3D model

2D drawing plans to 3D model
QLD

What about Chief Architect software ?

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Jacky10
Jul 07, 2016 8:38 am
Dave12
Dave12
6 July 2016

Problem with Clarendon Homes- Not responding after handover

Problem with Clarendon Homes- Not responding after handover
NSW

The carpenter finally arrived and placed the beams, however still waiting for corners to go up and painted.

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Dave12
Jul 07, 2016 12:20 am
mel_house
mel_house
6 July 2016

Vaucluse 41 design with CARLISLE HOMES

Vaucluse 41 design with CARLISLE HOMES
VIC

Following is appeared have completed - 01/Jul/2016 Site Cut Tap Set Out Elec & Tapping Drains Bored Piers Temp fencing was not done correctly, according to boundary of…

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mel_house
Jul 06, 2016 10:20 pm


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